Miami-Dade Boot Camp Graduation Marks ReinstatementMonths of uncertainty plagued Florida’s only rehabilitation boot camp. The impression was the camp would close because the city wanted to cut its $4 million budget to save cash.
Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp's $3.5 million budget.
From The Streets To A HomeMore than 100 South Floridian families who were once in poverty or living on the streets now have a place to call home.
Theft of Copper Wire Now Tied To A Family TragedyA 52-year-old Miami grandmother has lost her struggle to survive just weeks after she was struck by a car and her loved ones say this death could have been prevented had the county moved faster to repair street lights that were disabled by copper wire thieves.
Miami Woman Hit By Car On Dark Street DiesA Miami woman who was hit by a car while trying to cross a very dark street has died from her injuries.
Street Light Fix Too Late For Injured Miami Woman Jonathan Morrow's mother Thelma is lying in intensive care after she was hit by a car while crossing the street near Northwest 7th Avenue and 59th Street last week.